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New CCPP Study on Russian COVID-19 Misinformation Published

CCPP faculty affiliates Erik Nisbet and Olga Kamenchuk have a new study out on how media behaviors and psychological factors drive endorsement of COVID-19 misinformation in Russia. The study findings, published in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research, help explain the high level of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Russia which continues to have a very low vaccination rate compared to other countries in Europe and the United States. You can read more at “Russian News Media, Digital Media, Informational Learned Helplessness, and Belief in COVID-19 Misinformation.”